Spring in Amsterdam is an incredible time to visit this historic city. Take a look at what the city has to offer in April.
1: The Tulips are BACK!
Plan a day trip to the Keukenhof Holland, and experience the beauty of this iconic Dutch flower. The gardens are only open for 2 months of the year, and April is the ideal time to see these tulips in bloom. Over 7 million spring bulbs bloom in this stunning garden that is over 32 hectres. Learn about Tulip Mania that took over the country in the 17thcentury, and see why this delicate flower still draws hundres of thousands of people today.
You can book a guided tour with us, including transport to and from the gardens.
2: Celebrate the Dutch Master, Rembrandt
2019 is the 350th anniversary of the Death of Rembrandt. See the exhibition ‘All the Rembrandt’s’ at the Rijksmuseum, the imperial museum of the Netherlands, take a walking tour around the city exploring the life of the artist, and visit the Rembrandt House, where he lived and worked in the height of his career.
3: Easter Weekend with the Family
Over the April holiday weekend there are so many things for families to enjoy, and special events to celebrate Easter and the start of Spring. Visit the Amsterdam Zoo, have an Easter-egg hunt in Vondelpark, or take a canal cruise. Check out the entire list of family events on in Amsterdam by clicking here.
4: Party on Kings Day!
On the 27thof April, cover yourself head-to-toe in orange, and celebrate the Monarch’s birthday! on Kings Day, Amsterdam will be overflowing with revellers, events, and parties. The canals will be full of locals taking their boats out for the day. Free music events will be across the city, and second-hand markets will line the streets. From there, eat typical Dutch snacks, drink the local beer, and be part of one of the biggest parties of the year!
5: Ride a Bike
Now that the weather is getting warmer, what better way to feel like a local in Amsterdam than to cycle through the city! For example, ride through the beautiful Vondelpark in full bloom, weave through the picturesque Jordaan, and cycle along the canals.